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One giant latte for mankind
One giant latte for mankind

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Italy's first female astronaut - and an espresso machine - has arrived at the International…

In space, scientists can hear you dropping in ...

No trumpet sounded to mark the historic event - instead, it was a hollow, springy plop which heralded last week's landing…

Mysterious satellite likely on a mission

A mysterious Russian object is being tracked by space agencies, giving new life to fears about the increase of space weapons…

Crowd-fund bid for lunar landing

Mankind may have already accomplished the giant leap of walking on the moon, but a group of scientists and entrepreneurs…

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Prime Minister John Key should accept it’s ``game…

Steven Adams stars in new NBA advert video Steven Adams stars in new NBA advert

Steven Adams, Center for the Oklahoma City Thunder…

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Images show Philae's historic comet bounce
Images show Philae's historic comet bounce

The European Space Agency (ESA)on has unveiled images of the probe Philae after it bounced while making its historic landing…

Precious data sent before Philae's nap
Precious data sent before Philae's nap

Scientists are hailing Philae's flight and landing - described as the equivalent of aiming a fly at a speeding bullet -…

Philae probe's power may revive
Philae probe's power may revive

The Philae comet lander may have gone into a long silence after depleting its batteries - but there remains a sliver of…

Comet spacecraft rescues itself
Comet spacecraft rescues itself

The spacecraft that landed on a comet has performed two tricky manoeuvres by drilling into the rocky surface and rotating…

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Scientists prepare Philae for big jump
Scientists prepare Philae for big jump

European space engineers hope to carry out carefully programmed manoeuvres over the coming hours and…

Rosetta's dying batteries

Rosetta’s lander comes to rest in the shade – starving it of the solar power it requires to function.

One giant leap (and a bounce) for mankind

It was audacious, it was bold, but it was a success. For the first time, humanity has a physical presence on the icy surface…

Revealed: How spaceship pilot survived

The surviving pilot of the Virgin Galactic spaceship that crashed last month unbuckled himself and was thrown free from…

Concern over probe's comet 'landing'
Concern over probe's comet 'landing'

It was heralded as the successful first-ever landing on a comet - but now there are fears over whether…

Life after Mars: India space chief aims for the moon

India now has its sights set on low-budget missions to the moon and the sun after becoming the first country in Asia to…

All eyes on historic comet plan

New Zealand engineers will be watching closely as a space probe attempts to hitch a ride on a comet streaking by at 66,000km/h…

'I must have come to during the fall'

Virgin Galactic's Peter Siebold says he regained consciousness on the way down to Earth after tragic explosion that claimed…

Celestial explorers get ready to land craft on comet

The European Space Agency is making final preparations to land the first unmanned spacecraft on a comet next week, and scientists…

Would-be space riders want refunds after crash
Would-be space riders want refunds after crash

Virgin Galactic customers have begun asking for refunds after the crash that killed a co-pilot during…

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